Changing lives movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant changing lives movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, feel good and emotional films and TV shows about / with changing lives, hopes, destiny, happy ending, redemption, mentor, society, storytelling, life philosophy and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as changing lives: The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017), The Booth at the End (2011), Why Women Kill (2019), The Chorus (2004), Sweet November (2001), Eat Pray Love (2010), Amelie (2001), Angel or Demon (2011), Believe (2014), The Suicide Shop (2012).

List of changing lives movies

The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money – not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, captivating, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Plot: fairy, magic, mythology, changing lives, drastic change of life, supernatural, young girl, first love, life is a bitch, friendship, demon, mysterious stranger ...
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The Booth at the End (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious man sits in the booth at the end who people make a deal with to get what they want. They do the task or they don't - that is up to them, but there are no rule changes.
Style: psychological, captivating, mind bending, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: mysterious character, wish come true, changing lives, moral dilemma, deal, human nature, doubts and hesitations, stranger, mission, encounter, choice, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.4
 16K
Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: marriage, housewife, crumbling marriage, open marriage, extramarital affair, jealousy, women, male female relationship, female protagonist, strong female lead, family in crisis, society ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, 1940s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.9
 59K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school, teacher, childhood, boarding school life, musician, music, boss, orphan, friendship, singer, changing lives ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
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 6.7
 87K
Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, terminal illness, fall in love, tragic love, love, leukemia, love and romance, self discovery, couples, workaholic, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
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 5.8
 93K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, scenic, sentimental, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, fall in love, hopes, love, introspection, love affair, tourist, travel, midlife crisis, lifestyle change, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, indonesia, india, bali, rome italy ...
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 8.3
 722K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, inspirational, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, surrealism, looking for love, existentialism, optimism, fall in love, weirdo, social relations, life philosophy, love, shyness, young woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 1990s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
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 6.9
 266
Angel or Demon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Valeria is a 17-year-old girl leading a normal life in Madrid until one night, after arguing with her parents about her report card, she is seemingly tempted by a mysterious young woman named Isis into committing a horrible act. Afterward, a ...
Style: sentimental, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: angel, good versus evil, human nature, imaginary, miraculous event, changing lives, hopes, heroic mission, manipulation, manipulations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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 7.1
 14K
Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: telekinesis, protector, young heroes, heroes, ex convict, supernatural ability, changing lives, danger, good versus evil, orphan, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Suicide Shop (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A city where suicide is the only growing business. A shop where you can get everything to cater this urge. In the hand of one family for centuries.. till they get a happy baby. And he has to power to make all around him happy as well.
Style: humorous, bleak, realistic, adult animation, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, suicide attempt, family business, family problems, life turned upside down, family relations, suicidal thoughts, changing lives, dysfunctional family, workplace, hopes, depression ...
Place: france
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 7.3
 42K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, serious, suspenseful, emotional, touching ...
Plot: autism, psychic power, foreknowledge, supernatural ability, mathematics, psychic, changing lives, single father, professor, mystery, hopes, investigation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 53K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Plot: coach, wrestling, responsibility, lawyer, parenthood, sport, changing lives, adolescence, dysfunctional family, bonding, contests and competitions, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Pedro el escamoso (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pedro el escamoso is a popular telenovela filmed in Colombia and produced by the Colombian network, Caracol TV. This novela is about a cheesy but charming macho man who lives in a small town in Colombia. He moves to the city to find his fortune and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, workplace romance, changing lives, romance, eccentric family, boss and employee, workplace, workplace intrigue, womanizer, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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Life of a King (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life of a King is the true story of one man's mission to give inner city kids of Washington DC something he never had - a future. After being incarcerated for eighteen years, Eugene Brown established the Big Chair Chess Club to get kids off the ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dedicated educator, chess, teenage life, rebellion, changing lives, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, bad attitude, rivalry, hardcase students, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Lost Christmas (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Urban fairytale set in Manchester. A series of tragic events that blight a young boy's life are reversed one Christmas Eve, giving him and those around him the happy ending that they were destined to have.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, mysterious character, supernatural, supernatural ability, orphan, changing lives, redemption, haunted by the past, youth, a vision, saving a life, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester
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Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: homeless, teacher, changing lives, teachers and students, idealism, hopes, society, youth, power relations, reach out, dedication, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new mexico
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 7.8
 4K
Door to Door (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometimes the true heroes in our lives are those people who inspire us not with their superhuman accomplishments but simply by their refusal to give up in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and the dignity in which they go about their lives. ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: human spirit, cerebral palsy, salesman, against the odds, disability, changing lives, misfit, underdog, ambition, hopes, society, americana ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon
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 7.3
 34K
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and ...
Style: psychological, touching, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, african american, therapy, redemption, graduation, family reunited, u.s. navy, navy, thanksgiving, anger, demotion, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, san diego california, mexico, new jersey
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High Security Vacation (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison ...
Style: light, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: summer camp, adventure, starting over, social relations, self discovery, human relationship, convict, escape, children, prison escape, changing lives, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 6.7
 382K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, dystopic future, time, race against time, class differences, distopia, society, fighting the system, love, social differences, on the run ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.1
 7K
Vedam (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Five people from varied strata of society – a slum dweller who works as a cable operator, a runaway prostitute, a desperate woman drowning in debt, a rising musician, and a grief-stricken Muslim man – end up together in the same hospital, at a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: going straight, crime gone awry, society, frame up, deadly, family relations, crimes, changing lives, change of heart, life is a bitch, dishonesty, testimony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 6.8
 3K
Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, sex addict, prostitute, gays and lesbians, prostitution, apartment building, sexual relations, changing lives, couples, sexual perversion, obsession, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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White Elephant (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerónimo is a 45 year old man devastated by a tragic event. His friend Julian tries out afloat by encouraging him to participate in the project of a marginal town near Buenos Aires. Both are Catholic priests who decided to dedicate their life to ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Plot: fighting the system, society, rebellion, life is a bitch, social decay, hopes, urban ghetto, changing lives, against the odds, sex with a priest, ambition, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: argentina, latin america
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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese manga, "Kanna-San, Daiseikou Desu," this story revolves around Kang Han-na (Kim Ah-jung), an overweight phone sex employee and secret vocalist for Ammy, a famous Korean pop singer who actually lip syncs as she cannot ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, humorous, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: plastic surgery, physical appearance, love and romance, overweight woman, self discovery, music, hidden identity, pop star, changing lives, self fulfillment, starting over, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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The Ron Clark Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matthew Perry is real-life inspiration Ron Clark, a passionate and innovative teacher who leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Clark must use unconventional methods, ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional
Plot: dedicated educator, human spirit, teachers and students, teacher, new job, profanity, hardcase students, obstacle, changing lives, power relations, challenge, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s, year 1998
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, north carolina ...
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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, mafia, murder, opposites attract, farce, crime, crimes, dentist, misfit, love affair, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
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Finding Forrester (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mentor, dedicated educator, prejudice, friendship, prodigy, basketball, writer's life, african american, private school, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, scotland, brooklyn new york city, new york yankees ...
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: orphan, asperger's syndrome, 9/11, autism, childhood, acceptance, grief, family relations, search, loss of spouse, funeral, quest ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gender, artificial insemination, family relations, lesbianism, argument, control freak, parenthood, gays and lesbians, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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